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Book Number 1550 
Author Soulé, Frank, John H. Gihon, and James Nisbet. 
Title The Annals of San Francisco; Containing A Summery of the History of the First Discovery, Settlement, Progress, and Present Condition of California, and a Complete History of all the Important Events Connected with Its Great City: to Which are Added Biographical Memoirs of Some Prominent Citizens. 
Date 1855 
Publisher D. Appleton & Company 
Place of Publication New York 
Edition First edition 
Volume Information  
Cover Bound in ½ calf with marbled boards. Spine with raised bands, gilt morocco title label, and gilt fillets. Marbled endpapers. All edges marbled. 
Illustration Contains 150 illustrations, including frontispiece, folding map (important map of Western US by John Bartlett), San Francisco street map, and 5 tissue-guarded plates. 
Size 8vo 
Condition Minor wear to extremities. Some minor browning on first few pages (including frontispiece), but interior is bright and clean. An excellent copy. 
Provenance  
Pagination Pp. frontispiece, title-page, dedication, preface, contents, illustrations, (i), map, 21-824. 
Reference Sabin 87268, Cowan (I), p. 277; (II), p. 601. Graff 3901, Howes S-769. 
Translation Info  
Notes Some markings on dedication in contemporary ink. Ex libris William Macandrew, Essex. Zamorano 80 #70 "A necessary reference book of San Francisco to the middle of the fifties; compiled mainly from newspapers and information received from pioneer citizens." Wheat Gold Rush 193 "The most important contemporary work on San Francisco during the decade following the discovery." 
Price (US$) 750  
Short Description Book Americas U.S. South & West; 
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